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, president obama and mitt romney kept up a frantic pace tonight. [no audio] >> 10,000 screaming supporters. >> let us make sure everyone we know gets out to vote on tuesday. earlier, introduced by, bruce springsteen. >> hello, ohio. are you fired up? >> president obama held his final day event in columbus. an estimated 15,000 supporters, and a pitch aimed at ohio. >> i am proud we saved the auto industry. i am even prouder we are making better cars. >> the president visited volunteers and called an ohio voters. >> barack obama. >> four days, republican volunteers have worked with cincinnati, ohio suburbs, to make sure mitt romney supporters to vote. jeremy knows ohio is must-win for romney. >> do you figure, if i do a great job here and now, i can get might guide to the white house backs >> in a small way, yes. >> ohio early voting has been busy, but republican poll watchers could challenge the ballot. >> if you have a very tight race in ohio, he could have a decision that we will not know the results of for about two weeks. >> with no time to worry, president obama went to iowa, mitt romn
job, not at all. >> president obama accepted his resignation on friday. president obama has officially won the vote in florida. the state finally finished counting all of those votes today and declared president obama the winner. the president got 50% of the vote compared to governor mitt romney 49.1%. is a difference of about 74,000 votes. but florida, the president now officially has 332 electoral votes to romney's 206. >> vatican computer expert got a two month suspended sentence over a scandal involving the leak of confidential documents. >> it vatican computer expert was sentenced for help with the pope's former butler still and leak confidential documents to an italian journalist. he was arrested by vatican authorities in may when they found a stash of confidence of documents on his desk at work. the pope's former butler is still serving an 18 month prison sentence. the lawyer said he will appeal the sentence, saying his client played a minor role in the affair and that he now risks to lose his job and the vatican. this represents the last act of a trial over a scandal that was w
and i am proud of you. >> coming up, president obama taking his first trip since his reelection to strengthen u.s. ties overseas. he is going where no other american president has gone before. >> i'll be bought a pair of baltic. the drawing is minutes away. [ female announcer ] introducing yoplait greek 100. 100% new. ♪ 100% greek. 100% mmm... ♪ oh wow, that is mmm... ♪ in fact it's so mmm you might not believe it's a hundred calories. well ok then, new yoplait greek 100. it is so good. ♪ >> president obama on his way to asia now. on monday, he will be the first sitting american president to visit me and mark -- myanmar. >> president obama took off for asia on his first overseas trip since winning reelection. he will be attending a summit of asian leaders of the cambodia and stopping in the myanmar where he will meet a fellow nobel laureate. he cannot escape the looming crisis in the middle east. >> we are one step short of an all out ground operation in the dots that. >> israel has deadlyl attacks with hamas. or risk taking the nation over fiscal cliff that could imperi
and congress has not announced any progress. president obama is asking law makers to act now on the one area where they do agree. >> we should not hold the middle class hostage while we debate tax cuts for the wealthy. here is something we agree on. we don't want middle classes taxes to go up, let's lock that in. >> he made that appeal during his first news conches since winning reelection. he also says enacting legislation would eliminate the fiscal cliff and they could focus on tax reform and entitlements. overall democrats want to raise taxes on the wealthiest 2% and republicans want to extend them for everyone. >>> there is not much hope about a compromise. as stocks finish the day sharply down. the dow done 185 points and the nasdaq also on a down note. if no deal is reesmed taxes for all americans go up january 1. >>> there was also a chance to ask president obama about the scandal of david petraeus. he saysed the no impact on national security. he is also with holding judgment about whether he should have been notified sooner about the petraeus investigation. and the f.b.i. agent who
the president and first lady, michelle obama, participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at arlington national cemetery. before it began the president hosted a white house breakfast for vet advance. afterwards he and mrs. obama visited arlington section 60, dedicated to servicemen who died in iraq and afghanistan. they also shared private words with families of deceased servicemembers. the president noted to applause that this was the first veterans day since forces left iraq. an oversized american flag flying over domino's sugar refinery to commemorate veterans day. the pole had to be repaired after a storm knocked it down 25 years ago. >> today we're restoring that on veterans day, a 10 foot by 12-foot flag, which will rise up over the refinery and next to that iconic sign we'll have a flag over the harbor forever. >> the raising of the new flag is just one of the many ways the company is celebrating their 90th anniversary. the baltimore ravens along with the maryland food bank gathers food and funds for the hungry. hoping to exceed last year's total of $26,000, and more than 11,000 pounds o
arrested and charged 52-year-old antonio johnson with the murder. >> president obama will make his first post-election comments tomorrow afternoon about what he thinks needs to be done to avoid the so-called fiscal clef that could plunge the economy back into recession. he is expected to urge congress to pass a bill preventing bush era tax cuts from expiring for all but the wealthiest americans. the newly reelected president and congress face the january 1 deadline to avoid a combination of tax increases and spending cuts that all sides agree would undermine the military and other basic government functions. here's a closer look at how dire that nightmare scenario could be of nothing is done. a report from the congressional budget office says the jobless rate would jump to 9.1% if no deal is reached. analysts say it would cut the federal deficit by more than $500 billion by next september. the adjustments would also cause the economy to shrink by 0.5% next year. but now that the election is over, washington's power players are figuring out what the future holds. secretary of state hillar
to be the other woman in the affair. >> in his resignation letter to president obama, david petraeus, who took over at the cia in 2011, wrote, after being married for 37 years, i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. such behavior is unacceptable as the husband -- as a husband and the leader of an organization such as ours. he resigned just days after his boss won reelection. president obama accepted it, saying, i wish them the very best at this difficult time. >> for lack of a better term, petraeus is a legend. one of the few generals in american history to get so much credit for some many different things. >> he was scheduled to testify on the terrorist attack in benghazi that left four americans dead, including ambassador chris stevens. >> this is probably the most politically uncomfortable, leaving aside the stuff from the affair, just the benghazi question, the most politically- uncomfortable question the guy had since reaching that stage. >> the resignation caught even washington d.c. off guard. >> the president accepted petraeus' resignation on the same d
. >> the more bad about it the visit. it reelected president obama -- no more states to the visit. the president dealt with republicans and democratic leaders today to reiterate his commitment to bipartisan solutions. >> for the purposes of forging a bipartisan agreement that begins to solve a problem, we are willing to accept new revenue under the right conditions. with the american people want us to work together. >> perhaps a nod to what is at stake in the coming months, speaker boehner used a teleprompter to issue his remarks today. this was the first time in the speaker of the house has ever used the device for a news event at the capitol. >> stocks went down today after the election. if lawmakers did not learn how to play nice soon, it could have a direct impact on all of our finances. >> on the day after president barack obama won his second term, the stock market shuddered. by the closing bell, the three major indexes had plunged. the dow falling more than 300 points. french markets were afraid. >> i think everybody would try to figure out where we are economically. >> that fiscal cliff,
day, republican nominee mitt romney tried to shake president obama's hold on pennsylvania. >> the president thinks more government is the answer. no, mr. president. more good jobs, that's the answer. >> the romney campaign is hoping to claim pennsylvania's 20 electoral votes and redraw the battleground map in the waning hours of this race. but ohio is still looking like the clincher. hours of governor romney was there, the president traveled to the buckeye state to defend his six-point lead. >> who do you trust? ohio, you know me by now. >> the final nbc poll before the election shows this race is a statistical dead heat. and that increases pressure for both campaigns to get out the vote on tuesday. but first, the candidates are gearing up for one final sprint on the long road to the white house. brian moore, wbal tv 11 news. >> and the push to the polls continues here in maryland where thousands turned out for early voting. local groups continue to work to influence voters 48 hours before the election. sara sampson joins us with more. >> the intensity of this election is
universe. >> it is good to be back in dubuque! >> dubuque, iowa, hosted both president obama and republican nominee mitt romney, both of whom consider iowa a critical part of their battleground map. the candidates crossed path within hours of each other as they barnstormed iowa and six other tossup states, make their final arguments in the last week of the campaign. >> the question of this election comes down to this -- do you want more of the same, or do you want real change? >> pu here's the thing. we know what change looks like, and what he's selling is not change. >> the president was joined by musicians john mellencamp and katy perry. governor romney got i -- a boost from nascar legend richard petty. >> with only two more days of campaigning left, the candidates are just beginning their blitz of the battleground states much the two campaigns are even battling for new hampshire and its four electoral votes. president obama and former president clinton are there on sunday a day after romney was stumping in the granite state. >>> long lines at early voting centers across the state for day
. with more people starting to look for work, the jobless rate picked up towards to 7.9%. president obama said the numbers are part of a pattern of progress that includes a strong auto industry, rising home values and less dependence on foreign oil. mitt romney called the increase in the and implement rate "is that reminded the economy is still at a virtual standstill." more than 90,000 voeters cast their votes today. >> kai reed has details for us. >> hurricane sandy forced officials to shut down the polls on monday and tuesday but the state added an additional day and extended hours. we only lost an hour of time and voters are taking fuller advantage. samantha was not expected to be met with cheers at her voting location on friday. but that is exactly what she got. she is a proud first-time voter and an early voter. >> to be a first-time voter is such an extraordinary thing. i was so happy to make history today. >> she was one of more than 415,000 marylanders who took advantage of the five days of early voting. as a 8:00, an estimated 92,000 voted just on friday alone. convenience and time m
. president obama got a bird's eye view of the damage hurricane sandy cost to the new jersey shoreline this afternoon. he was tried by chris christie and quite a bit -- and craig fugate. afterwards, they visited a community shelter and spoke with several residents. the president promised residents that the federal government would not forget them, saying they are there for the long haul. >> we are not going to tolerate red tape. it will not tolerate bureaucracy. i have instituted a 15 minute rule on my team. you return everybody's phone call at the did 50 minutes. >> this is our sixth conversation since the weekend. it is been a great working relationship to make sure that we are doing the jobs people inducted us to do. >> this traffic jam is the result of demand for gasoline after the hurricane. motorists were backed up for miles. it waited -- the wait in some areas is an hour if not longer. if you are planning to run in the new york city marathon this weekend, the race is still a go despite widespread damage from sandy, including massive power outages and no subway. organizers are tr
a collision course between the obama administration and a group of catholic bishops. the group says it believes the religious freedom in the u.s. is being weakened. the cardinal claims the church will never comply with providing birth control and health insurance. >> the only thing, we are certainly prepared to not give in. >> several catholic protested and delivered a 25,000 signature petition calling on church leaders to reconsider their alliance with the gop. >> a growing scandal in washington has already claimed the career for the director of the sierra -- of the cia. general john allen is being now investigated for a pet -- for potentially inappropriate e- mails with jill kelley. >> right now, my view is let's see what the investigation turns upward and what the committee is able to determine as to what exactly took place. >> kelley complain to the fbi several months ago after receiving threatening e-mails from paula broadwell. petraeus -- petraeus resigned on friday. >> the very heavy lifting awaits in the coming weeks. lawmakers promise they are headed for progress. unless co
. although petraeus's testimony was comprehensive, there is a long way to go. >> president obama and congressional leaders are promising to compromise after their first face-to-face meeting on the fiscal clip since the election. and they all want to prevent massive tax increases and massive spending cuts from taking effect. democrats recognize they will have to give a little. >> i hope this will be the beginning of a fruitful process. >> to show our seriousness, we put revenue on the table, as long as it is accompanied by significant spending cuts. >> we both are going to have to give up some of the things we know our problems. >> investors say it is optimism that a deal could be on the horizon. it helped to push a deal. -- it helped the stock market. >> bartlett is a congressman who carries a copy of the constitution at all times. he grew up in depression-era rural kentucky. >> his mother made family close out of feed sacks. the fiercely private bartlett agreed to sit down with our reporter. he explained how something left a lasting impact on top of the hill. >> i have been very
tonight. both sides are trying out their final pitches to voters. president obama picked up new york city mayors michael bloomberg's endorsement today. after taking time now to deal with super storm sandy, the president made stops in wisconsin, nevada, and colorado. mitt romney try to keep his momentum going with a stop in virginia. a new poll shows the president has a statistically significant lead over mitt romney in iowa. >> is -- we're talking about same-sex marriage referendum question. we asked david collins to find out what is true and what isn't. >> is gay marriage happens here, schools could teach that boys can merry boys. >> this claim is false. question six has nothing to do with public school curriculum. it recognizes same-sex marriage. a pretax clergy from having to perform marriage -- it protect clergy from having to perform marriage ceremonies. >> after massachusetts redefine marriage, local schools taught to children and the second grade. courts ruled parents had no right to take their children out of class. >> this claim is misleading. they're referring to a case for a se
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